Athletics at the 1924 Summer Olympics – Men's triple jump

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Men's triple jump
at the Games of the VIII Olympiad
Venue Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir
Date July 12
Competitors 20 from 12 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1920 1928»
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The men's triple jump event was part of the track and field athletics programme at the 1924 Summer Olympics. The competition was held on Saturday, July 12, 1924.

Twenty triple jumpers from twelve nations competed.

Records[edit]

These were the standing world and Olympic records (in metres) prior to the 1924 Summer Olympics.

World Record 15.52 United Kingdom Dan Ahearn New York (USA) May 30, 1911
Olympic Record 14.92 United Kingdom Tim Ahearne London (GBR) July 25, 1908

In the qualification Luis Brunetto set a new Olympic record with 15.425 metres. In the final Nick Winter set a new world record with 15.525 metres.

Results[edit]

Qualification[edit]

The best six triple jumpers, both groups counted together, qualified for the final. The jumping order and the jumping series are not available.

Group 1

Place Athlete Distance Overall Rank Qual.
1  Luis Brunetto (ARG) 15.425 1 Q
2  Väinö Rainio (FIN) 14.94 4 Q
3  Mikio Oda (JPN) 14.35 6 Q
4  Earle Wilson (USA) 14.235 7
5  Ivar Sahlin (SWE) 14.16 8
6  Willem Peters (NED) 13.86 11
7  Philip MacDonald (CAN) 13.33 14
8  Harold Langley (GBR) 12.74 15
9  Kiril Petrunov (BUL) 12.015 18
 DeHart Hubbard (USA) NM
 André Clayeux (FRA) NM

Group 2

Place Athlete Distance Overall Rank Qual.
1  Nick Winter (AUS) 15.18 2 Q
2  Folke Jansson (SWE) 14.97 3 Q
3  Vilho Tuulos (FIN) 14.84 5 Q
4  Merwin Graham (USA) 14.00 9
5  John O'Connor (IRL)[1] 13.99 10
6  John Odde (GBR) 13.40 12
7  Jack Higginson (GBR) 13.34 13
8  Russ Sheppard (CAN) 12.72 16
9  Louis Wilhelme (FRA) 12.66 17

Final[edit]

The final was held on the same day.

Three competitors were able to improve their qualification width.

Place Athlete Qual. Width Final Width Distance
1  Nick Winter (AUS) 15.18 15.525 15.525 WR
2  Luis Brunetto (ARG) 15.425 15.425
3  Vilho Tuulos (FIN) 14.84 15.37 15.37
4  Väinö Rainio (FIN) 14.94 15.01 15.01
5  Folke Jansson (SWE) 14.97 14.97
6  Mikio Oda (JPN) 14.35 14.35

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